2018 Conference Schedule

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The conference will begin on Friday, December 28th. Registration Check-in will open at 9:00 am. Exhibits will open at noon on Friday and the Keynote address will be that evening at 6:00 pm.

The conference ends on Tuesday, January 1st at noon.

Friday

Registration check-in opens at 9:00 am typically and will close one hour before sundown. Plan to arrive as early as possible so you can get through the registration line and get settled in your hotel before the evening meeting. The evening meeting and keynote address begins around 6:00 pm. Non-Commercial exhibits are open after the evening meeting.

Sabbath

There is an early morning devotional meeting every morning followed by breakfast. After breakfast Sabbath school and a Divine service with other activities planned for the afternoon. Following the evening meeting, all exhibits will be open.

Sunday

Sunday is outreach day. Outreach training happens in the morning and then everyone loads onto the buses to go on outreach. A sack lunch will be provided free of charge (no meal ticket required) for all those who participate in outreach. All remaining attendees who do not go on outreach will be responsible for their own lunch on Sunday as no lunch will be served in the meal hall. After the evening meetingexhibits will be open again. Participants with Weekend-Only tickets will not be able to participate after Sunday night.

Monday

Monday there will be seminar sessions after breakfast, a plenary meeting around lunchtime, then more seminar sessions with a short break before the evening meeting followed by the exhibit hall being open again.

Tuesday

There is one last early morning devotional on Tuesday morning. The conference closes with the final charge which is usually over by 11:00 am or noon.

Wednesday

Registration check-in opens at 9:00 am typically and closes around the time of the evening meeting. The first activity of the event is the keynote address which begins Wednesday evening around 6:00 pm. There are no other activities before this to allow time for people to arrive, check-in to their hotels, and get through the registration line. Exhibits are open after the evening meeting.

Thursday

There is an early morning devotional meeting every morning, seminar sessions after breakfast, a plenary meeting around lunchtime, then more seminar sessions with a short break before the evening meeting followed by the exhibit hall being open again.

Friday

Weekend only attendees can check-in beginning Friday morning. Friday is outreach day. Outreach training happens in the morning and then everyone loads onto the buses to go on outreach. A sack lunch will be provided free of charge (no meal ticket required) for all those who participate in outreach. All remaining attendees who do not go on outreach will be responsible for their own lunch on Friday as no lunch will be served in the meal hall. After everyone returns from outreach, there is usually time for Sabbath preparations before the evening meeting begins. Non-commercial exhibits are open after the evening meeting.

Sabbath

Sabbath morning there is Sabbath school and a Divine service with other activities planned for the afternoon. Following the evening meeting, the exhibits will be open for the last time.

Sunday

There is one last early morning devotional on Sunday morning. The conference closes with the final charge which is usually over by 11:00 am or noon.